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Nov 24, 2009 1:00am EST
. and he gets a fair trial. we are very good at having criminal trials in the united states. this is something we do well. they're fair, respected and if appropriate, people get the death penalty. it seems to me a trial where he spends a day on the witness stand saying whatever it is he wants to say is a small price to pay for a legitimate, honest, fair, internationally recognized trial. >> there's some talk about how political the trial has become. the debate hearing these days, is it about the justice system in this country and proving it works well? also justice for the victims of 9/11 or has this become, especially in washington, more of another political football? >> you know, this has been a political football for a long time. it goes all the way back to george w. bush when he signed the original order creating the commissions. people ask what are we going to call these people, accused criminals? are we going to call them combatants? do we think they committed crimes? do we think they committed acts of war or both? what the administration essentially has come down on a
Nov 24, 2009 10:00pm EST
and with the problem which is that the goals of pakistan are not the same as the goals of the united states. pakistan wants an afghanistan that is pliable which means they have supported the afghan taliban and supported the taliban to keep afghanistan on edge, to give them strategic depth. we need the pakistanies to cooperate with us. we need them to get tougher on terrorism. and, yet, they don't see their interests as exactly the same. how you support the pakistani government and try to get the pakistani army to do something but deep down they don't believe it is in their national interest is really in many ways the central problem in the afghanistan area. >> michael, despite what is currently happening in western pakistan against the taliban since 2001, pakistan's main focus which fareed eluded to is on an eastern boarder with india. is there any full cooperation with afghanistan? >> this is what america needs to understand. that u.s. troops are bleeding and dying in afghanistan. it's throes do with jihad. far less to do with osama bin laden and al qaeda. and almost everything to do with pakistani
Nov 21, 2009 1:00am EST
the entire united states, simply to enhance reading and getting women to be educated all for free. >> how big a gamble, suze, do you think the o.w.n. network is going to be? the oprah winfrey network? >> i think it's a gamble. however, i think with the right people in place, i think oprah knows very well what she's doing. and if you ask me, the trend is going towards cable. i don't care what anybody else is saying. so i think if i were advising is it a good business move, i have to tell you, i think it's a great business move and one that i think she's going to be able to pull off. >> lisa, were you surprised by the announcement? there were a lot of rumors about it, a lot of talk about it. >> i wasn't really surprised. i had been hearing about the show probably ending in 2011. but let's not count oprah out and let's not eulogize her by any means. she has so much that she wants to do. i mean, let's not forget that she has this school in south africa. about which she is so, so deeply passionate. she's still so committed to changing lives. i think she'll do that in many, many ways that go beyond
Nov 26, 2009 1:00am EST
of the united states, joe biden. here's another. we're about to show you. there's the couple themselves with joe biden. the vice president even has his arm around her. how could they get so close? she posted pictures with cbs news anchor katie couric, we saw her with robin roberts from "good morning america." and she snapped a photo with the white house marines as well. and here's another. check this one out. rahm emanuel, there they are with rahm emanuel, the white house chief of staff, except instead of rahm they posted his name as ron. they didn't even get the spelling right. it's mind boggling to think that this couple could get through security when they weren't on the guest list for the state dinner. talk about party crashers. >> and the secret service has to be trying to explain this tonight. what are they saying? >> they're trying to figure it out, the secret service saying, the uninvited couple did go through the magnetometers just like the rest of the invited guests. the statement from secret service goes on to say there will be a "comprehensive review of the incident which occurred at
Nov 28, 2009 1:00am EST
. michaele ander the rec salahi face-to-face with the president of the united states. india's prime minister in the background. it all happened tuesday night at president obama's first state dinner. the worst security breech in white house memory. also new tonight, a statement from the secret service taking full blame noting -- established protocols were not followed and that failing is hours. >> a couple of party crashers at the white house. publicity seekers seemingly harmless but they could have been anyone. in a moment, the man who has known mrs. salahi for 15 years and spent hours with her preparing for that state din on tuesday. but first, the very latest from tom foreman. >> reporter: the stunning image of the salahis meeting president obama after slipping into the white house state dinner only reinforces the seriousness of the questions surrounding them. the secret service director now admits they should have been prohibited from entering the event entirely. that failing is ours. >> mr. and mrs. salahi. >> reporter: how the couple made it so far is under investigation, and more clues
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